30 July 2011
We've posted the text for the
New 14th edition of the Steel Construction Manual on this
website. The manuals are now available from AISC.
Get yours today! Hard copies of the BGSCM 14th edition
should be available by the end of August 2011.
28 January 2011
2010 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10)
can be downloaded from the AISC website. It has some nice
improvements. I've updated this site with notes about relevant
changes The changes are clearly denoted in green font.
9 January 2009
Price reduced on the BGSCM hard copy. Check it out in the
15 August 2008
The hard copies of the BG to the Steel Construction Manual are
now available! Check it out in the
1 August 2008
Just posted is an extensive revision of this text. More
example problems, better text, revised chapter layout, and more.
Check it out! Hard copies will also be available by the end of
28 May 2008
We are back at it again! I am back from the
National Student Steel Bridge Competition that was held at the
University of Florida (Go Gators!) and have started the third pass
revision of this text with a goal of making the chapters more
consistent and readable. I am also adding PDF versions of the
chapters as they become final. This work will continue
throughout the summer.
25 Sept 2007
As the semester progresses, students using this text have
proposed a number of enhancements. These have
been take under advisement and some are being implemented right away. In
particular there has been a major upgrade to the bolts chapter.
More helpful comments are appreciated!
15 August 2007
We now have a new URL and a substantially upgraded text.
Check out the new homework problems. Most chapters now have
example problems and more are on the way. There is also means
for reporting errors and making suggestions for improvement
associated with each chapter.